Calendars

Events are covered regionally & on a national scale. This includes listings for special gatherings, recurring events, & one-time affairs. Each listing is sorted by the date of the event then color coded by the nature of their interest: 

  • Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.
  • BDSM & Fetish in Red.
  • Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.
  • Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Wine
  • Mainstream in White.

Please note: some crossover will often exist, so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most predominantly reflects the general practice of its venue.

  • Our Main Calendar 2018 offers a FULL listing of all regional events.
  • Major National Events are listed on our Main Calendar & under their own page.
  • Please see Recurring Events for ongoing gatherings (excluding theme nights, weekly recurring events & munches are no longer listed in the Main Calendar).
  • For News regarding recent developments in the scene, please see News & Notes.
  • For Featured Events & Concerts Coming Soon please see below...

Featured Events:

 

Please Note: This is only a partial list for featured events!  For the FULL list of what's going on throughout the scene, please see our Main Calendar 2018.

June:

 

15th-17th - FlowJam5 (Facebook): Fire, Flow, & Yoga Festival in Lovettsville, Va.

                 - Baltimore Pride (Proudout): A full weekend of gay pride for Baltimore.

 

Fri 15th - Tabu Anything Anywhere (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle play party on-premise.
              - Pleasure Garden Fantasy Friday (thepleasuregardenclub.net): in Philly.

              - DC Social (The-Crucible): Social Play Party at The Crucible.

              - DC Bear Crue (DCBearCrue.com): Billed as the nation's largest Bear event.                     - TOWN Drag Show (towndc.com): Located at 2009 8th St. NW DC.

 

Sat 16th - SMB Multiverse (Facebook): Bound presents the Summer Masquerade Ball.

               - Journey / Def Leppard (RoyalFarms): at Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore.

               - Cold Cave w/ Black Marble (Facebook): at The Black Cat (NW DC).

               - Batz Over Baltimore (Facebook): 80's, Punk, & Goth-Industrial at the Depot.
               - Purplelife RVA (Facebook): Immersive nightlife danceparty (Richmond).
               - Transylvanian Concubines (Facebook): Trashy Lingerie for Rocky Horror.
               - Women Rule Parties (Women-Rule-Parties.com): Md based group.
               - Black Rose (br.org) Monthly open play Workshops hosted at The Crucible.
               - Entre Nous (EntreNousDC.com): Meet & Greet hosted at their new location.
               - Tabu Newbie Masqurade (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle Social & Play Party.
               - TPA: Skoolz Out! (ThePrivateAffair.com): Lifestyle social play party NE MD.
               - PGC Porn Star Party (thepleasuregardenclub.net): Pleasure Garden Club.
               - Spank DC (SpankDC.com): All male spanking party at The Green Lantern DC.

               - Ladies of Lure (Facebook): DC Drag at its finest! at Cobalt, on 17th (NW DC)
               - Hummer (ghcdc): Gorious Health hosts night for Leather, Gear, & Fetish.

               - Cum Union Philly (CumUnion.com): for gay & bi men at Club Philly.

               - Sigma (sigmadc.org) holds open play at its on-site dungeon.

               - Ziegfelds (ziegfelds.com) DC's Biggest & Best Drag Show (11pm).

 

17th-24th - Pagan Spirit Gathering (CircleSactuary): America's oldest Pagan festival.

                 - Swinger's Cruise (TheSwingerCruise): Luxury lifestyle Alaskan cruise.

                 - Rhine River Cruise (ToplessTravel): from Amsterdam to Switzerland.

 

Sun 17th - Father's Day.

                - U2 Live (CapitonOne): at Capital One Arena DC.

                - Poison / Cheap Trick Live (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

                - Philly Pride Parade (PhillyGayPride): gay pride in the city of brotherly love.

                - Perry's Drag Brunch (PerrysAM.com): Adam's Morgan most popular spot.

                - Nellie's Drag Brunch (NelliesSportsBar): high energy drag brunch Sat & Sun.

 

Mon 18th - Your MAMA Munch (Fetlife.com/groups): Dom women & those who serve.

Tue 19th - FREAK (Fetlife Groups): weekly happy hour at its new location in Frederick.
                - Black Rose (BR.org) 'Brown Bag Munch' educational series at The Crucible.

                - Cecil County Munch (Fetlife): Held at Schaefer's Canal House - 7pm.

 

Wed 20th - Transit (Facebook): EDM Night in Fairfax at Auld Shebeen downstairs.

                 - B.E.S.S. (Fetlife Groups) Educational Series in Baltimore.

                 - LINK / Lancaster in Kink (Fetlife): Bi-weekly gathering in Lancaster, Pa.

                 - Baltimore Polyamory Network (Fetlife): Regional gathering for poly lifestyle

                 - Philadelphia Jacks (PhiladelphiaJacks.com): All male masturbation group.

                 - Sigma (sigmadc.org) holds open play at its on-site dungeon.

 

21st-25th - Electric Forest (ElectricForest): rave music festival in Rothbury, Michigan.

                - Wickerman (WickermanBurn): burn meets music festival at Four Qtrs Farm.

                - Fusion (DarkOdyssey): Sex positive fetish camp at Ramblewood.

                - Toronto Gay Pride (PrideToronto): Seriously, Go north lads! Go North!

 

Thu 21st - DC Burner Happy Hour (LocalSixteen): Local 16 hosts weekly happy hour.

                - Heresy (Ottobar): Goth Industrial Night upstairs at Baltimore's Ottobar. 21+
                - Asylum 13 (Facebook): Wilmington Del. hosts a weekly Dark Alt. night.
                - DC After Dark (Fetlife): Meet & Greet Happy Hour at Dupont Italian Kitchen.
                - Rope Bite Baltimore (Fetlife) Dedicated to the art of Shibari & Rope Bondage.

 

Fri 22nd - Tabu Newbie Night (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle play party in Catonsville
               - Pleasure Garden Club (thepleasuregardenclub.net): one of Philly's best parties.

               - Kinky Karaoke (Fetlife): Karaoke / Play Party at the Baltimore Playspace.

               - Minx Pole Dance Play Party (The-Crucible): at The Crucible, DC.

               - Bi Parties (Fetlife): On-premise play party for Bi (M/F), Bi-Couples, & TS/TG.

               - Men's Kink Night (The-Crucible): All male kink night hosted at The Crucible.

               - DC Bear Crue (DCBearCrue.com):  Hosted at Town Danceboutique.
               - TOWN Drag Show (towndc.com): nightly drag shows start at 10pm.

 

Sat 23rd - The Gate (Fetlife): Philly's monthly munch at Philly Diner

              - Haux Hive Boylesque (The Crucible): An All Masculine Revue" by Haux Hive.

              - Entre Nous (EntreNousDC.com): Meet & Greet hosted at their new location.
              - Tabu Takover: Young Erotic Swingers (TabuLife.com): Geeks & Freaks.
              - Pleasure Garden Club (thepleasuregardenclub.net): one of Philly's best parties.

              - Ziegfelds (ziegfelds.com) DC's Biggest & Best Drag Show (11pm).

 

Sun 24th  - Das Ich Live (Facebook): By Mike Saga & I Love Industrial.

                - Perry's Drag Brunch (PerrysAM.com): in Adam's Morgan.

                - Nellie's Drag Brunch (NelliesSportsBar): Nellie's Sports Bar Sat & Sun.

 

Mon 25th - Owing Mills Munch (Fetlife): Hosted at various locations.

Tue 26th - FREAK (Fetlife Groups): weekly happy hour at its new location in Frederick.
                - Black Rose (BR.org) 'Brown Bag Munch' & educational series at The Crucible.

                - Rockville Poly Munch (Fetlife): Local gathering for couples & singles .

 

Wed 27th - Transit (Facebook): EDM Night in Fairfax at Auld Shebeen downstairs.

                 - Hump Day Happy Hour (Fetlife): Hosted by Baltimore TNG.

                 - Aberrant DC (Fetlife): all-age social gathering now at the Crucble DC.

                 - Frederick/Hagerstown Munch (Fetlife): Hosted monthly.
                 - Philly Polyamorists (meetup.com/phillypoly): bi-monthly social event.

                 - DC Prime Timers (PrimeTimersDC.org): at Dupont Italian Kitchen.

                 - Sigma (sigmadc.org) holds open play at its on-site dungeon.

 

Thu 28th - The Further (Facebook): Dark-electro dance party at Safari Lounge in DC.

                - DC Burner Happy Hour (LocalSixteen): weekly happy hour for DC Burners.
                - Asylum 13 (Facebook): Wilmington Del. hosts a weekly Dark Alt. night.
                - DC After Dark (Fetlife): Meet & Greet Happy Hour at Dupont Italian Kitchen.

                - Columbia Unwound (Fetlife): Monthly Happy Hour for the kink set.

 

29th-2nd - PEX Summer Festival (PEXSummerFestival): Magic meets music festival.

                - TESfest (TESfest): Premier sex positive kink-fest in Piscataway, NJ.

                - Bearfest (AtlantaBearfest): All male "Bear" convention in Atlanta, Ga.

 

Fri 29th - Dark & Stormy (Facebook): Goth-Industrial at the Backstage of The Black Cat.

              - KUNST UND WAHNSINN (Facebook): WaxTrax! Industrial at Windup Space.

              - Tabu "Happy Hour" (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle social & play party on-premise.
              - Pleasure Garden Club (thepleasuregardenclub.net): one of Philly's best parties.

              - DC Bear Crue (DCBearCrue.com): Billed as the nation's largest Bear event.
              - Final Weekend for TOWN (towndc.com): A DC Legend retires. NW DC.
 

Sat 30th - Freak Day at Kings Dominion (Facebook): Annual gathering at the park.

              - Tabu Blackout Party (TabuLife.com): Lifestyle Social & Play Party
              - The Private Affair (ThePrivateAffair.com): Lifestyle play party in NE MD.
              - Pleasure Garden Club (thepleasuregardenclub.net): one of Philly's finest parties

              - Final Weekend for TOWN (towndc.com): A DC Legend retires (8th St NWDC)

              - Spank & Paddle Party (sigmadc.org) hosted by Sigma at their on-site dungeon.

 

29th-2nd - PEX Summer Festival (PEXSummerFestival): One of the area's biggest & best

                 festivals at Ramblewood Retreat.

Regional Concerts:
 

Thu June 7th - Combichrist Live (Facebook): at the Baltimore Soundstage, w/ Wed 13.

Fri June 8th - Journey & Def Leopard (Facebook): at Jiffy Lube Live (Va).

Sat June 9th - Combichrist Live (Facebook): at Philly's Trocadero, w/ Wednesday 13.

Mon June 11th - Daryl Hall & John Oats (Facebook): at Capitol One Arena (DC).

Tue June 12th - Combichrist Live (Facebook): at Richmond's Canal Club w/ Wed 13.

Sat June 16th - Journey / Def Leppard (RoyalFarms): at Royal Farms Arena, Balt.

Sat June 16th - Cold Cave w/ Black Marble (Facebook): at The Black Cat (NW DC).

Sun June 17th - U2 Live (CapitonOne): at Capital One Arena DC.

Sun June 17th - Poison / Cheap Trick Live (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

Sun June 24th - Das Ich Live (Facebook): By Mike Saga & I Love Industrial.

 

Sun July 1st - Poptone Live (Facebook): at The Filmore (Silver Spring).

Mon July 2nd - Imagine Dragons Live (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

Sat July 21st - Rob Zombie / Marilyn Manson (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

Tue July 24th - Lindsey Stirling / Evanescence (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

Wed July 25th - Echo & Bunnymen (Facebook): w/ Violent Femmes at The Anthem DC.

Fri July 27th - The Smashing Pumpkins (Ticketmaster): Royal Farms Arena, Balt.

 

Fri Aug 3rd - Tiny Cat (Facebook): at the Black Cat (NW DC).

Sat Aug 4th - Jimmy Buffet Live (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

Sun Aug 12th - Pentatonix Live (LiveNation): at Jiffy Lube Live, Va.

 

Fri Sep 7th - Jethro Tull Live (Wolftrap): at Wolf Trap, N.Va.

Mon Sep 10th - Killing Joke (Facebook): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

Thu Sep 13th - Shadow Woods Metal Fest (Facebook): in White Hall Md.

Fri Sep 14th - Paul Simon Farewell Tour (CapitonOne): at Capital One Arena DC.

Fri Sep 21st - Gary Numan (Facebook): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

Sat Sep 22nd - Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Rd (CapitonOne): at Cap.One Arena.

 

Tue Oct 9th - Nine Inch Nails (Facebook): w/ Jesus & Mary Chains at The Anthem DC.

Sun Oct 21st - Garbage (Facebook): at The Lincoln Theater (NW DC).

Thu Oct 25th - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (Facebook): at The Anthem DC.

Oct 27-28 - Days of Darkness Festival (Facebook): presented by Maryland Deathfest.

 

Thu Nov 1st - Clan of Xymox (Facebook): at the Ottobar (Baltimore).

Wed Dec 19th - A John Waters Xmas (BaltSoundStage): at the Baltimore Soundstage.

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